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Headlines for Oct. 8, 2019


Global News
‘One size doesn’t fit all’: Canadian campuses desperately need better mental health services
When Ellie needed help from a university campus counsellor, she got up extra early so she could get to the office when it opened at 8:30 a.m.

TVO – The Agenda
Evaluating Performance-Based Funding
The Ontario government, in its 2019 provincial budget, announced it will introduce performance-based funding for post-secondary institutions in 2020.

Globe and Mail
Winnipeg-born James Peebles among winners for Nobel Prize in physics
James Peebles, a Winnipeg-born cosmologist who correctly predicted the discovery of a remote signal from the very early universe, has won the Nobel Prize in physics, making him the third Canadian to win the coveted award in five years.

Students want more changes at U of O after carding incidents
Student groups are calling out the University of Ottawa’s response to two carding incidents in an open letter, saying the school’s administration is not doing enough to address systemic racism on campus.

2 B.C. universities ranked first, second-best comprehensive Canadian schools
Some B.C. universities performed well in McLean’s magazine’s annual ranking of Canadian schools, but overall the province’s universities trailed behind Quebec and Ontario institutions in terms of student satisfaction.

Hamilton Spectator
Election Notebook: On-campus voting is for everyone
On-campus voting is expected to account for some significant elector traffic in the 2019 federal election.

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